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WERNICK OMURA INC was established in Calgary during 1997 by the merger of Wernick and Company, established by Ed Wernick, AACI (retired) and Omura Consulting established by Tony Omura, AACI, retired. The company was founded on ground root principles, which was to offer competent, experienced, informed third party professional Real Estate Appraisal and Advisory Services.

Since 2007, Sanjit Singh, AACI, P.App has been involved with the company in an Appraisal and Management Capacity, and in 2013 became the Principle owner. Our Real Estate Appraisal and Advisory firm is founded on core principles of Customer Service, Timely Delivery of Reports, and Expert Advice. We are a boutique style firm that delivers experience and has the credentials that follow.

We work throughout Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan. We are experts in all types of Commercial Real Estate Appraisal, including Retail, Industrial, Hotels/Motels, Office, and Development Lands.

Our clientele includes real estate buyers and owners, lawyers, accountants, attorneys, government agencies, and banks to name a few. We undertake accurate home appraisals in several types of reporting formats. We give the client our reports in a format that meets their needs, while also conforming to the relevant guidelines. We deal with all major financial institutions.

Our Real Estate Appraisal firm is comprised of Expert Witnesses, which have been certified in a Court of Law. Our firm specialized in all facets of Real Estate Appraisal and Advisory, including Appraisal of all types of Commercial Real Estate Assets, and Advisory activities that include Market Feasibility Studies, Assessment Appeals, Lease Disputes, Market Rent Analysis and Highest and Best Use Studies to name a few.

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SANJIT SINGH

President


BRUNO BOCCACCIO

Assesment Advisory


JEFFREY CHEN

B.COMM, MBA, CPA


Jaibai Li


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SANJIT SINGH, B.COMM, AACI, P.APP | REAL ESTATE APPRAISER | PRINCIPAL

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Sanjit Singh is a Dalhouse University - Bachelor of Commerce graduate; and a University of British Columbia - Post Graduate Certificate in Real Property Valuation graduate. Sanjit has been an Accredited Appraiser of the Canadian Institute (AACI) for 8 years. Sanjit is a valuation and advisory services professional with expertise in a diverse range of commercial properties. Sanjit has led the firm in legal cases related to appraisal and consulting, and is recognized as an expert witness. Sanjit has over 8 years of experience in Real Estate Valuation and Advisory. Sanjit has completed appraisals for all major lending institutions, and works throughout Alberta. Specialties include income producing assets; commercial retail, hotel, motel, industrial, office, gas stations, car washes and development lands. Sanjit's consulting scope includes all facets of Real Estate Advisory. See Sanjit's resume for a detailed description of works completed.

Accomplishments

Sanjit is the past President of the Appraisal Institutes Calgary Association and is President of the Appraisal Institute of Canada - Alberta Association.

Education

  • Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute (AACI)
  • University of British Columbia - Post Graduate Certificate in Real Property Valuation
  • Bachelor of Commerce - Dalhousie University

Specializations

  • Appraisal and Valuation
  • all types
  • see Resume
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Accreditations

  • B.Comm
  • AACI
  • P.App

Memberships And Affiliations

  • MLAA (Mortgage Loans Association Alberta)
  • AIC (Appraisal Institute of Canada)

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Punjabi

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Mayson Abraham, P.Chem | Environmental Chemist

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Mayson Abraham, P.Chem., has completed hundreds of Phase I Environmental Site Assessments throughout Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and the northwestern United States. With more than 15 years of experience specialized in commercial and industrial Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments, Mayson brings a strong ability to help clients understand and address any environmental liabilities they may be facing. As founding principal of ARO Environmental Solutions Ltd., his expertise includes strong technical review and project oversight, with a focus on the development of innovative approaches in the assessment and clean-up of contaminated sites. Mayson has directed and managed many contaminated soil and groundwater projects from initial investigations to implementation of remediation and/or risk management solutions. He provides specialist review and advice on a variety of remediation and redevelopment projects in Western Canada. ARO Environmental Solutions specializes in providing a wide variety of environmental consulting services to industry and the public. Our experience is with various contaminant types, including petroleum hydrocarbons and volatile organic compounds. ARO Environmental Solutions includes several individuals holding a variety of professional experience and with a diverse range of educational backgrounds.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science (Microbiology and Chemistry) – University of Victoria

Specializations

  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
  • Phase II Environmental Site Assessments
  • Groundwater Assessment and Geochemistry Evaluation
  • Remediation
  • Risk Assessment to reduce or eliminate remediation requirements

Accreditations

  • Professional Chemist – Alberta
  • Professional Chemist – British Columbia

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Association of the Chemical Profession of Alberta
  • Association of the Chemical Profession of British Columbia

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

BRUNO BOCCACCIO ASSESSMENT ADVISORY

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Bruno has been working in this assessment field for the past 30 years. He started his career as a Property Assessment Advisor as a Petro Canada employee for 15 years (1980-1995) and was responsible for reviewing thousands of properties over that period. He has worked with Accredited Appraisers for 30 years. Bruno has reviewed, analyzed, evaluated and defended in his assessment appeal cases.

Accomplishments

Chairman of the Quebec Petroleum Association, Chairman of the Montreal Chapter of the Canadian Property Tax Association of Canada

Specializations

  • Assesment
  • Appeals

Accreditations

  • BBA
  • CMA
  • MBA

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Calgary Chamber Of Commerce
  • AIC (Appraisal Institute of Canada)

Languages Spoken

  • English

Year Started

  • 1997

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Jaibai Li

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Jaibai is commercial manager in Edmonton, Alberta. Jaibai is working towards his AACI (Accredited Appraiser Institute of Canada). He has completed a variety of commercial properties from inner city condominiums to office towers, smaller owner user buildings, industrial condominiums and land appraisals.

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JEFFREY CHEN, B.COMM, MBA, CPA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Jeffrey Chen is Xiamen University - MBA and Bachelor of International Economy. Jeffrey is a designated CPA in Canada and had strong experience as an accountant in the real estate industry both in Canada and in China. Jeffrey is a AIC candidate member currently and is studying for the AACI designation in UBC. After joining Wernick Omura Real Estate Appraisal Services, with his mentor Sanjit Singh's instructions, Jeffrey has started establishing a set of skills in appraising varied types of properties, i.e. apartment, retail, office, car wash and golf course.

Accomplishments

Jeffrey had strong experience as an accountant and financial manager in the real estate industry in Canada and China

Education

  • 1994 - 1998 - Xiamen University Xiamen, China Bachelor; International Study
  • 2003 - 2008 - Xiamen University MBA
  • 2005 – Present Studying for AACI

Certifications

  • CPA
  • CMA
  • AACI Candidate Member

Professional Experience

Company Position Location Tasks
2015 - 2016 Mainstreet Equity Corp – Multi Residential Property Management Assistant Accountant Calgary, Alberta

Vendor Bills – reviewed with PO and signatures
Monthly Management Reports - analyzed
Mortgages - Reviewed
GST – Reviewed
Property Tax – prepared income statements
Corporate Income Tax – Prepared income tax working files
Working Papers – preparations
Financial statements and notes – processed and prepared financial statements
MD&A – updated numbers and tables
Budget – assisted in estimating and entering annual budget
Systems – tested new operating modules

2014 Rangeland Drilling Automation AP Accountant Calgary, Alberta

AP – Posted vendor invoices, reviewed employee reimbursements, reconciled with vendors
Processed daily bank reconciliations
Assisted controller with working papers

2013 – 2014 US Mutli Service Ltd Bookkeeper Calgary, Alberta Bookeeping * Tax – processed and posted
2012 Nancy Jin & Associates Corp (CGA) – Accounting Firm Tax Preparer and Bookkeeper Richmond, BC Bookeeping * Tax – processed and posted

NAVRAJ SANDHU

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Navraj is a Candidate Appraiser with the AIC and has been in the Real Estate Appraiser Business for 5 years. Nav is the Residential Appraisal manager and also completes commercial files, including retail and industrial assets, including commercial land. Nav will complete the Bachelor of Business in Real Estate Degree as he moves into the AACI certification.

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Dai, De (Adrian)

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Dai, De (Adrian) is a Candidate Member of the AIC and has been in the appraisal business for 6 years. Dai started with Wernick Omura last year and works on residential and commercial properties. He will achieve his CRA certification in the coming months. De Dai works in our Edmonton Offices.